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As UK raises heatwave temperature threshold, here's how India measures heat

India Today | 29/03/2022 05:53 PM | Click to read full article

The United Kingdom on Monday raised the temperature at which forecasters will declare a heatwave in an area as climate change makes these extreme weather events more frequent. 

A heatwave is defined by The Indian Meteorological Department as to when a region experiences predominantly high temperatures for a sustained period of time.